Driver Henry Isaac Pearson

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

Oct 1894

Date of Death

22 Mar 1927

War time / or Pre War occupation



Davis Gas Stove Co Ltd

Service Number

3631, 528545

Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

147 New Town Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death

United Kingdom

Grave Location

Plot Y.K.24
Crawley Green Road
United Kingdom

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier

Henry Isaac Pearson was born in Luton in October 1894 to Frederick & Sarah Minnie.

In 1911 he is 16 years old & listed on the census as an inmate at the Reformatory School, Chapmore End near Ware in Hertfordshire. It was a place that provided care & training for boys that were involved in criminal or anti-social behaviour. Henry would have learnt agricultural skills by working on the farm there as well an education by attending school for a few hours each day.

On 13th June 1914 he joined the 5th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment Territorial Force. He was working as a moulder at Davis Gas Stove Co Ltd & living at 147 New Town Street. He served 94 days because on 14th September 1914 he was discharged medically unfit for military service.

In the 1918 Luton Absent Voters List he is listed as serving in the 54th East Anglian Signal Squadron.

Henry survived the war & died on 22nd March 1927. He is buried in the cemetery with his father Frederick on Crawley Green Road. On the headstone he shares with his father he is commemorated as a Driver in the Royal Engineers.

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Author: KarenC

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